Belle Prater's Boy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The spot at the shed behind Woodrow's house is where ______________________.
(a) hobos hang out.
(b) two worlds touch.
(c) the weeds grow really tall.
(d) he goes to read.

2. What happens as Woodrow's popularity grows?
(a) He receives more phone calls at home.
(b) He gets invitations to parties.
(c) He gets notes from girls at school.
(d) He gets little gifts and candy from his classmates.

3. Why has Porter taken to his bed after Gypsy's illness-induced outbreak at the theater?
(a) He has an early morning meeting tomorrow.
(b) He was so frightened by Gypsy's delirium.
(c) He has a migraine headache.
(d) He has influenza.

4. What did Woodrow's father use to cut his hair when he still lived with him?
(a) A knife.
(b) A bowl.
(c) Pinking shears.
(d) Garden shears.

5. Who is Belle's son?
(a) Jerry.
(b) Paul.
(c) Woodrow.
(d) Randall.

6. During Sunday School, Woodrow tells a story about Buck Coleman who ________________________.
(a) could hear trains coming by putting his ear on the track.
(b) drank gasoline.
(c) choked on a tapeworm and died.
(d) ate 20 cherry pies in a day.

7. What is the last name of Woodrow's maternal grandparents?
(a) Bell.
(b) Bilson.
(c) Ball.
(d) Bierly.

8. What movie do Gypsy and Woodrow plan to see in Chapter 10?
(a) "Creature from the Black Lagoon.
(b) "Rear Window".
(c) "The Story of Robin Hood".
(d) "The Birds".

9. Why does Love think that Belle left the house?
(a) She couldn't stand small town life.
(b) She couldn't bear to see Love with Amos.
(c) She needed a change of scenery really bad.
(d) She wanted to go to college.

10. What makes Porter carry Gypsy out of the theater?
(a) She starts screaming at the film.
(b) She has severe abdominal pain.
(c) She vomits violently.
(d) She faints.

11. What is notable about Woodrow's appearance?
(a) He has a limp.
(b) He is very cross-eyed.
(c) He is missing his left thumb.
(d) He has bright red hair.

12. Gypsy has a recurring dream about _______________________.
(a) sitting on a hill watching trains go by.
(b) being chased by a man wearing a hood.
(c) running and running down rainy streets.
(d) a suffering animal in a pool of blood.

13. Woodrow claims that he sometimes hears Belle's voice __________________.
(a) praying.
(b) screaming.
(c) laughing.
(d) crying.

14. In what town does Gypsy live?
(a) Coal Holler.
(b) Coal Station.
(c) Coal Harbor.
(d) Coal Fields.

15. What does Gypsy give Woodrow on his first night at his grandparents' home?
(a) A cherry jawbreaker.
(b) A kickball.
(c) A whistle.
(d) A pack of gum.

Short Answer Questions

1. Gypsy hates the amount of time she has to spend _____________________ every day.

2. Gypsy notices that Woodrow is particularly nice to ____________________.

3. What does Woodrow say that his mother most likely wanted most in her life?

4. Which of the following is NOT a source of trauma for Gypsy?

5. Where did Belle's husband think she was going when she left in the night?

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